Arthur BOYD

Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [two compositional designs possibly for half-caste bride painting] between 1954 and 1960 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and black brush and ink Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed centre left in black pencil, 'Making murder / about women / (Dark black / ground) [unintelligible]'. inscribed centre right in black pencil, '[unintelligible] with clock on rock / [unintelligible] Butchers'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/111'.
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 51.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2381
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.